Tamil Nadu

Can’t term Jayalalithaa a convict says Madras HC

In an objection to a memorial for the late leader, planned at the iconic Marina beach in Chennai, ML Ravi of the Desiya Makkal Sakthi Katchi argued that public money should not be spent on a convict.

Madras HC orders striking TN govt school teachers to return to work by Jan 25

On Tuesday, the first day of the strike, many students had to come back home since schools were locked due to the absence of teachers.

TN CM claims damages of Rs 1 cr from journo Mathew Samuel for Kodanad documentary

Journalist Mathew Samuel’s 16-minute documentary alleged that CM Edappadi Palaniswami had a hand in the 2017 Kodanad break-in and murder.

Lok Sabha 2019: AIADMK and DMK announce committees for deciding on alliance

While the DMK has ruled out alliance talks with the BJP, the AIADMK has not yet announced their decision on the poll alliances.

'Fans steal packets': TN Milk Dealers body seeks ban on paal abhishekam for cut-outs

The move comes after actor Simbu released a video asking fans to pour cauldrons of milk on his cut-outs.

Didn’t realise it would be last time I saw him: Wife of TN manual scavenging victim

Two men – Murugan and Pandi Durai – asphyxiated to death while unclogging an underground drainage system in a housing colony in Coimbatore on Tuesday.

Vinay Kumar panel findings: Sasikala’s counsel threatens legal action

“Sasikala has not violated any rules of the Karnataka prisons manual anytime,” Sasikala’s counsel told PTI.

Manual scavenging claims two lives in TN as Corp worker, brother suffocate to death

The men were attempting to unclog a septic tank on Tuesday morning, when the refuse appears to have released toxic fumes.

TN govt school teachers on strike over pension scheme, salaries: parents worried

The teachers are seeking the rollback of the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) and the re-implementation of the old pension scheme which was in force before 2003.

12-feet Lenin statue unveiled in TN's Tirunelveli

The statue was unveiled in Tirunelveli CPI (M) headquarters by the party’s general secretary Sitaram Yechury.